Introducing Collards and Sense: A Free Curriculum to Help High School Students Make Smart Choices With Their Food Dollars

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As you have probably noticed from my lack of posting here and on social media, my life has been consumed with graduate school. One of the classes I took was Family Budgeting and Debt Management. It is an undergraduate level course so I completed a big project to justify the graduate credit. Continue reading “Introducing Collards and Sense: A Free Curriculum to Help High School Students Make Smart Choices With Their Food Dollars”

Sharing the Bounty: Iowans Can Earn Up To a $5,000 Tax Credit for Produce Donated to Food Banks

As if the joy of sharing fresh produce wasn’t enough, Iowans can now earn a tax credit for produce donated to registered food banks. Home gardeners and commercial growers alike can now receive a tax credit of up to $5,000 for something they’ve hopefully been doing anyway: Donating their bumper crops to local food banks.

So if your salsa-making ambitions are waning, here is an extra incentive to gather up those tomatoes and peppers and do good for others.

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